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Sigi Pineda Mexican silver modernist Dangle Earrings ~ peas in a pod

on Apr 21, 2020 in archived

Mid-century mod “peas-in-a-pod” Mexican silver dangle earrings, this set is signed by Sigi Pineda and it’s an iconic creation for the renowned Taxco modernist. I think Sigi was at his best when he worked with designs that contrasted niello-ed surfaces with brushed silver pearls. There is nothing classier than the marriage of black and gleaming sterling yet the textured beads add a dimension that enriches the earrings’ visual impact. Gorgeous and timelessly elegant…

 

PS: The matching bracelet is also available on this site – if interested in both, let me know!

 

Size/Weight: 1 7/8″ long by 1/2″ wide; 11.4 grams (for the set)

Hallmarks / Date: fully signed with Sigi’s name in script above “TASCO”, “STERLING MADE IN MEXICO”, des. no 23 – there is no Eagle assay mark here but this is a 1950s-60s set

Condition:excellent vintage with its oxidation is great shape, fantastic patina and no damage nor any repairs noted

Inv.#12997

 

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